Nancy of Yarmouth, Sheet Music 02
 


Citation

“Nancy of Yarmouth, Sheet Music 02,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed February 5, 2023, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31742.


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Title

Nancy of Yarmouth, Sheet Music 02

Description

This item is part of the I. G. Greer Folksong Collection which consists of more than 300 individual song titles and their variants as collected by Isaac Garfield Greer (1881-1967) from informants, primarily in Ashe, Wilkes and Watauga counties. The collection includes manuscripts, typescript transcriptions produced by Dr. Greer’s clerical staff, and handwritten musical notations. Songs range from traditional Child Ballads, traditional English and Scottish ballads as well as their American variants, to 19th century popular music to musical compositions of local origin.

Subject

Ballads, English
Betrothal--Songs and music
Murder--Songs and music
Ghosts--Songs and music
Suicide--Songs and music
Abusive parents--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Jemmy and Nancy, The Barbadoes Lady

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

Jimmy and Nancy

Lovers, I pray lend an ear to my story,
and take example from this constant pair.
How love a young creature blast in her glory - Beautiful Nancy, if your mother will hear.

She was a merchant's lovely fair daughter,
heiress of fifteen hundred a year
A young man he courted her to be his jewel
Son of a gentleman who lived near.

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 61 Laws, M 38

File name

113_NancyofYarmouth_Sheet_02

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